Teachers Rock Well Into Retirement!

You meet more than a handful of American school teachers retiring in Mexico in hopes of stretching their pension incomes.  I’ve also met a surprising amount of administrators having no clue a class room needs quite so much, um, off-site administration. Until recently in US, teachers were unionized and promised a set pension.  That’s changed More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Virus causes loss of 7 thousand jobs in San Miguel de Allende

The contingency for the coronavirus caused in San Miguel de Allende the loss of at least 7 thousand direct jobs, reported mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal. In this sense, he pointed out that out of 600 restaurants More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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San Miguel de Allende approves measures to reactivate local economy

The plenary session of the San Miguel de Allende City Council unanimously approved the “General Safety and Health Measures for the Reactivation of Establishments” and the “Protocol for Sanitary More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
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Private hospital announces final closure in San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato (May 19, 2020).- The headquarters of the private H + hospital in San Miguel de Allende announced its definitive closure, as part of the economic crisis derived from the COVID-19 More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Killer Heels

Clearly high heels have legs.  Heels symbolize both sexuality and power.  No other women’s accessory has been as enduring as high heels nor has the complicated and controversial history like the high heel. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, May 16th, 2020
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The Rosary in Every Day Mexican Life

Walking through the jardin you can’t help but notice that in addition to selling Maria and Jose rag dolls, the Otomis, indigenous farmers, also sell multi-colored straw beads bound together in More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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SECTUR prepares protocols to reopen tourist destinations in Mexico

The Secretariat of Tourism (Sectur) is preparing a protocol to reopen the tourism industry, which will be announced next week; and contemplates the activation of the destinations in a staggered manner and with More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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Mass protest ends in confrontation with police in SMA

In a mass protest, a large group of people blocked the Manuel Zabala Zabala bypass. The events occurred on the morning of Thursday May 14, at the community of Nuevo Pantoja, municipality of San Miguel de Allende. Inhabitants More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Historic downtown San Miguel property turned into a Restaurant-Bar

In San Miguel de Allende a house classified as historical by the INAH will soon become a Restaurant-Bar the home dates from the 16th century The remodeling of the historic property is progressing More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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The SMA tourism sector is losing 160 million pesos per month

San Miguel de Allende, a World Heritage city and quintessential tourist headquarters in Guanajuato, has been especially affected by the health contingency. The indications to carry out almost complete closings More...